Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:02pm EDT
 
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June 17 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:

** Telefonica said on Monday it had not received any indication of interest from AT&T, following a Spanish newspaper report that the government had halted a 70 billion-euro ($93 billion) offer from the U.S. company.

** Starboard Value LP revealed a major stake in Smithfield Foods Inc on Monday and urged the world's largest pork producer to explore a breakup rather than go ahead with a planned $4.7 billion takeover by Chinese meat company Shuanghui International.

** Brookfield Asset Management Inc said it will sell its Longview Timber holdings in the U.S. Pacific Northwest to Weyerhaeuser Co for $2.65 billion, including assumption of debt, and will sell a nearby paper and packaging business to KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp for $1.025 billion.

** The chief executive of European aerospace firm EADS has ruled out another attempt to merge with Britain's BAE Systems, saying that both companies had moved on after the failure of last year's $45 billion deal.

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